This Tightwire issue contains many discussions about battered and abused women which focus on issues of power and control by men.  It also displayed many rehabilitative suggestions and programs within the prison to help the women (e.g. counselling, religious and spiritual gatherings, advice) as well as many pages of stories and poems about some of the women’s struggles.

KEYWORDS: Wife Assault, Elizabeth Fry Shoplifting Program, Alternatives to Violence Project, Surrogate motherhood, incest

Summary and coding by: Brighton Hopkins